News

Recent and upcoming presentations from the SPRINT team

Recruitment: Stella Gryllia has now joined SPRINT as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Welcome Stella!

SPRINT will organize together with the CLS Speech Production and Comprehension Group the upcoming PaPE conference, PaPE 2023, in June 2023 in Nijmegen.

Recruitment: Katherine Marcoux has now joined SPRINT as our new lab manager. Welcome Katherine!

SPRINT NEWS, October 2020: The SPRINT team is now based at Radboud University.

SPRINT NEWS, July 2020: SPRINT is in the process of moving to Radboud University where Amalia is now based.

SPRINT NEWS, June 2020: SPRINT now has its own OSF and RG pages. Check them out and follow us: OSF, RG.

Cong has won the Summer Vacation Research Prize 2020, a competition held by the University of Kent. She will receive funding for her project titled 'Where does the beat fall? Speech-beat alignment in singing'. Congratulations Cong!

SPRINT will organize together with the CLS Speech Production and Comprehension Group the upcoming PaPE conference, PaPE 2023, in June 2023 in Nijmegen.

PAST TALKS AND EVENTS

 

SPRINT organized a workshop titled GRIN (Gradience in Intonation) at Speech Prosody 2022 on May 27, 2022. This is the first of three workshops planned as part of the project. Find more information on GRIN here

SPRINT gave a talk titled "The many shapes of H*" at Speech prosody 2022 on May 26, 2022. Find the article here

SPRINT presented a poster titled "Disentangling emphasis from pragmatic contrastivity in the English H* ~ L+H* contrast" at Speech prosody 2022 on May 26, 2022. Find the article here.

SPRINT gave a talk titled "Focus and accent in English" at Dag van de Fonetiek on December 17, 2021. 

SPRINT gave a talk titled "Comparing phonetic and pragmatic classifications of English H* and L+H*" at Tone and Intonation on December 7, 2021. 

SPRINT gave a tutorial on "Intonation Transcription and Modelling in Research and Speech Technology Applications" for Interspeech 2021 on August 30, 2021. Click here for the presentation.

SPRINT gave a talk titled "H* and LH* in English and Greek" at the Phonetics and Phonology in Europe 2021 on June 21, 2021. https://pape2021.upf.edu/program-2/

Amalia was a co-organizer of "Forms and representations in phonology: in honour of Bob Ladd", a satellite event at Phonetics and Phonology in Europe 2021. Click here for the workshop site with links to talks. See also https://pape2021.upf.edu/session/phonology/

Amalia gave a workshop on "The phonetics and phonology of intonation", Part I (April 7, 2021) and Part II (April 14, 2021) for the Research Seminars organized by the Department of Linguistics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Amalia gave a talk titled "On the phonetics and phonology of H* and L+H* pitch accents" in the Cambridge Linguistics Forum on March 18, 2021.

Amalia gave a talk titled "On The Phonetics and Phonology of H* and L+H* in English and Greek" in the Abralin Ao Vivo series, on February 27, 2021. https://aovivo.abralin.org/lives/amalia-arvaniti/

Katie presented a talk based on findings from her PhD titled "Aspects of prosody in Djambarrpuyŋu"at the Institut für Linguistik, University of Cologne on 21 January 2020.

Amalia gave a talk "Variability in realization and it's role in understanding intonational phonetics and phonology" at the CLS colloquium at Radboud University on January 7, 2021. 

Amalia gave a workshop on intonation, titled "Intonation Research and the Autosegmental-Metrical Model of intonational Phonology" for PPDK2020 (Phonetics and Phonology in Denmark), 1 December 2020 https://soundsoflanguageandspeech.wordpress.com/ppdk-2020/. You can find the slides here.

SPRINT members presented the poster "Speech data collection at a distance: Comparing the reliability of acoustic cues across homemade recordings" at the special session "Remote Testing for Auditory and Speech Research" of the 179th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America on December 10, 2020. 

Cong presented a pre-recorded video lecture titled "Where does the beat fall? Speech-beat alignment in Mandarin and English singing"(with undergraduate research intern Charlotte Slocombe) at the 179th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America on December 10, 2020.

Stella Gryllia gave a conference presentation titled "Meaning compositionality in intonation" (with Amalia Arvaniti and Mary Baltazani) at 24th ISTAL.

http://www.new.enl.auth.gr/istal24/ 

Amalia gave an invited talk, titled "The phonetics and phonology of intonation in the light of cross-linguistic evidence" at the GLOW Workshop on "Prosody in Speech Signal, Perception, and Gestures" organized by Marzena Zygis and Stefanie Jannedy (ZAS Berlin)

https://glowlinguistics.org/43/  Available at https://osf.io/meetings/glow43hu/

Amalia gave a conference presentation on "Linguistic experience and rhythm perception" (with Sumio Kobayashi as first author) at Speech Prosody 2020  https://sp2020.jpn.org/ Available in the conference proceedings

Amalia gave a conference presentation on "The contribution of pitch accents and boundary tones to intonation meaning" (with Stella Gryllia and Mary Baltazani) at Speech Prosody 2020   https://sp2020.jpn.org/ Available online

Cong gave a conference presentation on "Segment duration and proportion in Mandarin singing" (with Xinrong Wang) at Speech Prosody 2020  https://sp2020.jpn.org/ Available online 

Amalia Arvaniti gave a talk titled "Intonational phonology in the light of crosslinguistic evidence of variability" at the General Linguistics Seminar, Oxford on February 10, 2020

https://www.ling-phil.ox.ac.uk/files/gls-ht2020-seminar-series-programme.pdf

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Amalia in Oxford (photo credit Cong Zhang)